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Malwarebytes has invented a USB stick that can plug into any PC to automate the process of finding, logging, and cleaning up a range of malware.
The antivirus and security company refreshes its core consumer products with an upgraded anti-malware engine and improved scanning performance.
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New features include File Shredder to make deleted files unrecoverable, and Data Safe to create a virtual encrypted drive. AVG also released its PrivacyFix app for iOS and Android, to assess privacy settings on the fly.
Microsoft's Security Essentials (MSE) remains a hugely popular consumer antivirus product but new figures suggest that its Windows 8 successor, Defender, is losing out to third-party alternatives.
Kaspersky's 2014 security software includes improvements like a new Trusted Applications mode and a beefed-up Safe Money feature set.
Android smartphones and tablets are under attack, and the most popular tools developed to protect them are easily circumvented, according to new research from Northwestern University and the University of North Carolina.
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